|46 kg - 49 kg||48 kg - 51 kg|
|52 kg||54 kg - 57 kg|
|56 kg||57 kg - 60 kg|
|60 kg||64 kg - 69 kg|
|64 kg||69 kg - 75 kg|
|More than 91 kg|
|46 kg - 49 kg|
|More than 91 kg|
|48 kg - 51 kg|
|54 kg - 57 kg|
|57 kg - 60 kg|
|64 kg - 69 kg|
|69 kg - 75 kg|
Bouts at the Pan American Games consisted of three three-minute rounds for men and four two-minute rounds for women.
Boxers faced opponents of their respective weight class according to a 10-point scoring system. Head guards were no longer mandatory for the men’s competition, but were for the women’s competition.
Cuba arrived as the favorite and the dominating team in this competition the history of the Pan American Games, with 90 gold medals, followed by the United States with 33.
At Lima 2019, this sport was held at the Miguel Grau Stadium located in the Callao Regional Sports Village.
The first boxing rules and regulations were established in 1743 and then modified in 1867, when three-minute rounds and gloves were included. Boxing was part of the competition since the first Pan American Games in Buenos Aires, 1951.
Bout or Round: Three or two-minute periods making up a boxing match. It is separated by rest periods of
Clinch: Holding the opponent to lessen or defend from punches.
Hook: Short circular punch delivered with the arm at shoulder height and the elbow bent. It should
try to hit the opponent’s forehead, jaw, ribs or liver.
Rabbit punch: Not allowed punch to the back of the opponent’s neck.
Jab: Quick and straight punch to the chin.
Knockout: When the opponent remains down and cannot keep fighting after a 10-second count. Knockout gives an instant victory. KO stands for Knockout in English.
Its origin is African. It dates back to 6000 BC in the ancient Egyptian civilization, in a region now known as Ethiopia. Then it became popular in ancient Greece and Rome. First boxing rules and regulations were declared in 1743 and then modified in 1867 when three-minute rounds and gloves were included. Bouts in the Pan American Games will consist of three-minute rounds for men and four twominute rounds for women. It was included in the first Games in Buenos Aires 1951.